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Table 4 Cord blood biomarkersa

From: Evaluation of the efficacy of two doses of vitamin D supplementation on glycemic, lipidemic and oxidative stress biomarkers during pregnancy: a randomized clinical trial

Group 1000 IU/d Group
n = 15
2000 IU/d Group
n = 18
p value2
Variable
25 (OH)D (nmol/L) 84.04 ± 35.14 89.0 ± 25.27 0.64
Cord blood 25(OH)D, n (%) 0.23
  < 50 nmol/l 3 (20) 0 (0.0)
 50–75 nmol/l 4 (26.7) 7 (38.9)
  > 75 nmol/l 8 (53.3) 11 (61.1)
iPTH (pg/ml) 4.53 ± 2.82 4.70 ± 2.95 0.87
MDA (nmol/mL) 20.33 ± 5.9 20.55 ± 9.43 0.91
TAC (g/dL BSA equivalent) 3.15 ± 0.97 3.36 ± 0.91 0.58
  1. aAll values are expressed as means (SD, standard deviation)
  2. 2Denotes the significance between groups differences (independent t-test)
  3. 25(OH)D3 25-hydroxyvitamin D3, iPTH intact parathyroid hormone, MDA malondialdehyde, TAC total antioxidant capacity